Brinkmere Capital Partners LLC has purchased Certified Power Inc. from an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners.
Certified Power distributes fluid-power and power train products. The Mundelein, Ill.-based company has nine locations in the Midwest and services the on- and off-highway mobile equipment market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Brinkmere is a Jacksonville, Fla.-based private equity firm.
Sun Capital, headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., has invested in more than 335 companies. In March, the firm agreed to buy Aclara Technologies LLCfrom Esco Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE). Also in March, Sun Capital portfolio company Sleep Innovations announced a deal to buy Flexible Foam Products Inc.
Other recent auto parts deals include Apax Partners' deal for Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia SpA and Genuine Parts Co.'s (NYSE: GPC) deal for Exego Group.